Lecture 20

Lecture 20 - Lecture 20 Religion and Reform-what were the...

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Lecture 20: Religion and Reform -what were the structure and goals of abolitionism? -what was the dominant set of gender prescription? I. Abolitionism -January 1, 1808 take out slavery -abolition movement part of a bigger reform -reformers and abolitionists: New England, middle class to upper class families, evangelical -‘slavery was the great American sin’ A. Colonization -American Colonization Society (1817) -believed African Americans could not be incorporated into society -thought it was a way to avoid race violence -gradualism -founded Liberia 1822 (sent 1400 ex slaves) - Freedom’s Journal (1827) -first African American newspaper -David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (1829) B. Abolitionism -William Lloyd Garrison - The Liberator (1831) -moral urgency -attacked all white Americans that refuse to act against slavery -immediatism and racial equality -American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) -Tappan brothers helped provide financial backing -Theodore Dwight Weld – Lane Theological Seminary -power of the new printing technologies -AAS in 1840: 200 chapters with 200,000
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